India-Israel Current Affairs, GK & News

Haryana- Israel Agreement on Water Management

Recently, Israel and Haryana government signed a joint declaration in capacity building and integrated water resources management. Highlights The joint declaration is a significant milestone as India and Israel are celebrating 30 years of full diplomatic relations. Water security has always been an important pillar of the bilateral relations. About the agreement Under the agreement, ..

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India-Israel: ‘Villages of Excellence’

On January 28, 2022, central government announced its decision to convert around 150 villages into ‘Villages of Excellence’ across 12 States. Key Facts These villages will be converted into Villages of Excellence, with technical assistance from Israel government. Government of Israel has already established 29 Centre of Excellence (CoEs) across 12 States. Already established CoEs ..

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India-Israel: 30th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

India and Israel recently launched a commemorative logo to mark the 30 years of diplomatic relations. The logo has Ashoka Chakra and Star of David. It also has the numeral 30, featuring 30th anniversary of the countries. Key Points of India – Israel 30 years of Relations India officially recognized Israel in 1950. However, the ..

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India-Israel Industrial R&D & Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)

India and Israel recently widened the I4F during their eighth governing body meet. I4F is India – Israel Industrial research and development technological Innovation fund. The fund has now been widened to 5.5 million USD. Projects The fund has been widened to implement three research and development project. They are as follows: Centrally monitored Internet ..

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India, Israel to boost Defence cooperation

During the 15th India-Israel Working Group Meeting on October 29, 2021 in Tel Aviv, India and Israel decided to set up a new Task Force to boost the Defence Cooperation. They also decided to form a sub-working group. Highlights The meeting was co-chaired by Defence Secretary of India, Dr Ajay Kumar and Director General of ..

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India-Israel to resume negotiations on FTA

India and Israel have agreed to resume the negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from November 2021. Aim of FTA Both the countries will negotiate on FTA with the aim of concluding long-pending deal by June 2022. Discussions regarding FTA have been going on between India and Israel for more than a decade. However, for ..

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